Record temperatures across Germany over the weekend raised momentary hopes that the summer may have arrived, with the hottest measurement of 26.6 degrees measured in northern Baden-Württemberg.
Embattled Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Sunday he would quit as leader of his ailing Free Democratic Party (FDP) next month but stay on as Germany's top diplomat.
An alleged Nazi war criminal who died shortly before his trial was set to begin last November could have been murdered, according to authorities, who have opened an investigation.
A majority of Germans would sacrifice a certain level of quality of life in order to close down the country’s nuclear power stations, according to a new survey.
Around 50 fans of Berlin’s dead polar bear Knut protested outside the capital’s zoo on Saturday in an attempt to halt plans to stuff his body and put it on display.
A bakery that used a photo of a black baby to advertise its special offer on chocolate cakes has defended its campaign, saying protests and complaints of racism have come from an over-sensitive minority.